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New Blood Parrot does not want to eat

I got my BP last Friday. He has been doing great and eating up until a 2 days ago. He just seems shy to come out and eat now. I have been feeding bloodworms, brine shrimp, and trying to feed Cichlid pellets be he never seemed very interested in them. I know they are shy fish, including when you first get them.....But he was eating great up until Monday. He swims around the tank...hides and occasion, so he does not seem to be sick except for the fact he won't really eat. The only thing he has been eating foor the past couple days are the algae wafers I put in for my loaches.
Does anyone have any other food suggestions or is this normal in this fish to take a little longer to feel comfortable to come out and eat everytime during feeding time?
Thanks for your answers!

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maybe at first he would eat everything because having been in the LFS tank, he maybe had to compete for food, now he settled he knows foods always coming, having said that a parrot usually eats anything, anytime,it could be that hes aware of the other fish in the tank,and is wary, try sinking pellets or catfish pellets, try a little flake food, frozen peas (shelled and thawed) at long as he seems well and is eating something ,it is normal for a new fish to take some time to overcome shyness

You should be happy that your parrot is atleast eating the algae wafers. Some members complain that their parrots do not eat anything sometimes.

You do not have to worry till the time he eats something. I think he might be eating when you are away from the tank. Try observing him from a distance after you put in food and do take care that he does not see u

brine shrimp is mostly for fry. it doesn't have any benefits for larger fish other than roughage from the shells. buy a decent cichlid pellet for your parrots. it is a much more balanced food source. blood worms should be viewed as a treat not a staple food. carnivorous fish still need vegie matter and get it in the wild from the stomach content of their prey. too much protein can cause constipation, which can cause swim bladder problems. pellets are a pretty cheap food source and most contain color enhancers too.

brine shrimp is mostly for fry. it doesn't have any benefits for larger fish other than roughage from the shells. buy a decent cichlid pellet for your parrots. it is a much more balanced food source. blood worms should be viewed as a treat not a staple food. carnivorous fish still need vegie matter and get it in the wild from the stomach content of their prey. too much protein can cause constipation, which can cause swim bladder problems. pellets are a pretty cheap food source and most contain color enhancers too.

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